Georgia Child Custody Law Answers

Georgia Child Custody Factors Considered by a Judge: 

  • The bonding and emotional ties that exist between each parent and the child
  • The length of time the child has lived in the current home and whether that environment is stable and satisfactory
  • The mental and physical health of each parent
  • Evidence of family violence, child abuse, substance abuse or criminal history of either parent
  • The ability of each parent to meet ...
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Alimony in Georgia, who is entitled?

Alimony in Georgia how does it work?

Adultery is one of the leading causes of divorce in any state, but what does Georgia Law say about this matter?  If you and your spouse have decided to end your marriage due to one spouse’s indiscretion, you might be wondering whether it will affect any aspect of the divorce proceedings, including the issue of alimony.

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Custody Law Answers

Your Answers to Common Questions about Custody Law & Visitation in GA

At the Law Offices of Sean R Whitworth, we often get questions concerning child custody and visitation. Seek legal counsel in your state. The answers listed here are specific to Georgia  Family & Divorce Law. Our offices are located in Marietta Ga and we handle all aspects of Family Law at Flat agreed upon Fees.  

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Practicing Law is a Privilege

Are We Practicing Law Or Selling Used Cars?

Practicing Law is a privilege that requires setting proper expectations with each and every client.

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What is Discovery? Divorce & Family Law Answers

DISCOVERY AND THE OBLIGATION OF PARTIES TO SUPPLY REQUESTED DOCUMENTS

Is your Lawyer billing you hourly? Choose your lawyer carefully and read this article to find out more. One of the most frustrating matters in litigation, and especially family litigation, is the use and misuse of what is commonly called discovery. What is discovery as it relates to Divorce and Family Law?  

Essentially it is ...

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Attorney Fees: Cost benefit?

Every purchase we make, every transaction we enter, we automatically review and analyze the cost of the transaction and the benefit received in relation to this cost.  Yet when people enter into litigation they rarely, if ever, think about this relationship.  They are consumed with emotions and fears, they desperately seek answers and relief and there are far too many attorneys more than willing to neglect any discussion of cost v. benefit and instead promise many benefits ...

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THE BILLABLE HOUR GAME

One of the most disturbing things I hear is that they have paid someone thousands and thousands of dollars, depleted their retirement funds and they are still seeking resolution to their problem.   I am sickened by the incentives inherent in this profession that reward non-resolution of problems at the financial expense of the client.

Often people come to my office, good hard working people, and they have not more money to fight their litigated matter.  They have depleted ...

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